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Many words will not…

IMAGE: Many words will not fill a bushel basket. / Wealth of words is not eloquence.

Many words will not fill a bushel basket. / (A “bushel” is a unit of volume that is used for measuring agricultural produce such as grain, beans, vegetables or fruit.) / Wealth of words is not eloquence. More »

多弁能…

IMAGE: Many words will not fill a bushel basket. / Wealth of words is not eloquence.

多弁能なし。(日本の諺) / 口数ばかり多くても、ブッシェル・バスケットを満たすことはできない。 / (「ブッシェル」とは、穀物、豆、野菜、果物などの農産物を測定するために使用される量の単位(約35~36リットル)。) / 多弁は雄弁にあらず。 More »

An honest man feels…

IMAGE: An honest man feels that he must pay Heaven for every hour of happiness with a good spell of hard unselfish work to make others happy. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

An honest man feels that he must pay Heaven for every hour of happiness with a good spell of hard unselfish work to make others happy. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume… More »

誠実な人間は、自分に…

IMAGE: An honest man feels that he must pay Heaven for every hour of happiness with a good spell of hard unselfish work to make others happy. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

誠実な人間は、自分に幸福が訪れるたび、今度は他人を幸福にするため骨身を惜しまず働いて天に報いなければならないと感じるものだ。富を生み出さずして消費する権利がないのと同様、幸福を生み出さずに消費する権利はない。 – ジョージ・バーナード・ショー (1856 – 1950): 『キャンディダ[カンディダ]』 (戯曲中、牧師モレルから青年レクシーへの台詞) More »

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